How To Deal With Dry And Itchy Skingraft Feet?
I want to ask, my leg had to undergo skingraft surgery due to the 4th accident last time. Lately my skingraft legs have become so dry itchy. What steps should I take to prevent it from drying out and itching? Thank you for taking the time to answer my question
Itching on the skin that has been done skin graft can be related to skin graft, can also be unrelated and caused by other skin conditions. Itching can occur due to irritation, inflammation, infection, or allergic reactions to the graft. But itchy skin can also be caused by several of the following conditions:
Very dry skin, can be due to cold weather, low humidity, the air is too hot, dehydration, frequent hot baths, sun exposure
Fungal infections of the skin
Chronic lycen simplex
For the time being you can do some easy tips at home below:
Use a moisturizing lotion
Avoid sun exposure
Don't scratch the itchy part
Cold compresses to reduce itching
Use hypoallergenic soap
Avoid bathing too long and try to use clean water that is not too warm
Use calamin lotion to reduce itching if necessary
If complaints of itching persist or are accompanied by a red rash, you should consult a doctor directly so that further tests can be done to ascertain the cause if necessary, skin scrapings test on the itchy part. Furthermore, you will be given more optimal treatment by the doctor.
Hope it helps you,